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Tag: Theatre Star Rankings

Mel on I Don’t Get It podcast

Mel on I Don’t Get It podcast

If you’re looking for a great debrief on the recently concluded Edmonton Fringe, head over to the I Don’t Get It podcast. I joined a panel of my fellow Beer Tent Reviewers for a lively conversation about this year’s Fringe picks, reflections on reviews and […]

Beer Tent Reviews at the 2019 Edmonton Fringe: Q & A with co-founder Andrew Paul

Beer Tent Reviews at the 2019 Edmonton Fringe: Q & A with co-founder Andrew Paul

Rushing in to fill the void left by the departure of alt-weeklies, the Beer Tent Reviews (BTR) zine just landed at the 2019 Edmonton Fringe. The zine is print-only and the reviews are words-only – no star rankings. (My thoughts on this glorious development here.) […]

Edmonton Fringe 2019: opening night and review of Eusha

Edmonton Fringe 2019: opening night and review of Eusha

This is my 12th year reviewing Fringe shows and I’ve got a well-rehearsed opening night routine. I head to the Fringe grounds (via ETS – seriously just don’t try to drive to the Fringe) a little earlier than the first performances. First stop is the […]

A Fringe without stars (or reviews)

A Fringe without stars (or reviews)

There was a brief period of time, right after I left Vue Weekly, when I thought maybe I wouldn’t review any more Fringe shows. That didn’t last long. I left Vue in July 2016; a few weeks later I ended up doing some reviews for […]

Edmonton Fringe: Star Rankings

Edmonton Fringe: Star Rankings

I just finished up my busiest Fringe Festival ever. This was my seventh year reviewing Fringe shows; it’s actually what got me started writing about theatre, way back when I was just a budding, overly snarky wine columnist for the now-defunct SEE Magazine. This year […]